The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

This is a cook book that everyone must buy. It is absolutely amazing, and also a fantastic gift!! I am a scientist myself, and so the descriptions and the science behind the cooking is SO cool! Clear instructions and explanations, great recipes

Do you have a friend who would love to know how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? Or how to roast a succulent, moist turkey using a foolproof method that works every time? Well, for such a friend, this must be the best birthday gift ever. The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science is a hardcover book that teaches some cooking techniques based on science.